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Description[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this task is to add a template for other repositories for newspaper records. Add links to WorldCat, and Family History Library Catalog (FHLC).

This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext.

New to the wiki?

  • See Help to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
  • See Editing Help – Online Video Demonstration.
  • See Editing Articles – Online Class.

Questions about editing this project?

Instructions[edit | edit source]

1. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

2. Click on your chosen county name in the Assignment Chart. This will take you to your county page.

3. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password. Find the sign-in area in the top right-hand corner of the page.

4. Click on the Newspaper section in the Contents.

5. On the right side of the Newspaper heading, click on the edit button that looks like a pencil in a box. This takes you to the Editing of that section.

6. Click on the word Wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

7. Put your cursor under the subheading Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts Newspaper Section of the county page. Hit the Enter key to put in 2 blank lines.

8. Copy and paste the following template on the 2nd blank line:

{{MT Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}


9. Replace Appling with the name of the county you are working on.

10. Hit Enter on your keyboard.

11 In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Added MT Newspaper Record repositories template.

12. Click on the Save Page button.

13. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

Example of a Completed Heading[edit | edit source]

Finding More Ohio Newspapers
Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Mahoning County Ohio newspapers in online catalogs like:

Example of a Completed Section[edit | edit source]

See Beaverhead County, MontanaNewspaper Records

Assignment Chart Instructions[edit | edit source]

Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit. If you are accepting this task:

1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.
2. Open the Assignment Chart for editing by clicking on the check mark in the box at the right opposite the Assignment Table heading.
3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading Name/Date Task Accepted and opposite your county of choice. Not all counties have records included in this task. Choose from the counties listed in the table below.
4. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The ~~~~ is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding Cemetery Records Other Respositories template".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. You are now signed up to complete this task.

If you are completing this task:

  • Follow the same instructions as accepting the task, except place your cursor in the correct county box under the heading Date Completed. Change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Adams County for Cemetery Records Other Repositories." Thank you!

Assignment Chart[edit | edit source]

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Beaverhead MarkhamMJ 02:53, 16 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 02:53, 16 June 2013 (UTC)
Big Horn Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Blaine Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Broadwater Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Carbon Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Carter Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Cascade Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Chouteau Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Custer Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Daniels Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Dawson Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Deer Lodge Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Fallon Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Fergus Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Flathead Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Gallatin Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Garfield Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Glacier Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Golden Valley Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Granite Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Hill Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Judith Basin Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Lake Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Lewis and Clark Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Liberty Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Madison Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
McCone Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Meagher Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Mineral Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Missoula Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Musselshell Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Park Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Petroleum Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Phillips Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Pondera Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Powder River Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Powell Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Prairie Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Ravalli Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Richland Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Roosevelt Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Rosebud Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Sanders Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Sheridan Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Silver Bow Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Stillwater Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Sweet Grass Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Teton Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Toole Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Treasure Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Valley Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Wheatland Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Wibaux Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Yellowstone Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 21:23, 2 July 2013 (UTC)